Yeah! A blog I can reblog! 🙂 My interview on Susana’s Parlour.
Susana: How long have you been writing?
Mariana: I’ve been a professional writer almost twenty-five years, writing fiction since 2009.
Susana: What advice would you give to writers just starting out?
Susana: Do you ever suffer from writer’s block? If so, what do you do about it?
Mariana: I tend not to get writer’s block, because I am well-used to switching among projects and formats and genres. On the rare occasions when I do, I typically switch to marketing work for a while.
Susana: What comes first: the plot or the characters?
Mariana: Characters, with plot not far behind. The first draft is almost always the characters filling me in on the story, before I fictionalize [what they think are] their nonfiction accounts.
Susana: Are you a plotter or a pantser?
Mariana: Panster. Full…
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